CHINESE GRN SILK EMBROIDERED VINTAGE SKIRT CLOTHING

~ ANITIQUE CHINESE PALE GRN SILK EMBROIDERED 19TH SKIRT ~

Chinese Woman's Paired Apron Wraparound Skirt
China. late 19th Century

Brocade floral & cloud pattern figured silk, with silk satin stitch and seed stitch ("Forbidden Stitch") with gold metallic couching. Exquiste apron panels measure 7.5 x12" embroidered with butterflies & peonies - floral motif, which are bordered with strips of butterfly, plum blossom, & rose figure blue monotoned embroidery.

Measurments 6.5" cotton muslin waist band, 29"from the lower edge of the muslin band. The waist band measures 39," which allows the decorated back panel to lap over the plain section as much as desired.

This skirt is in fair condition. Brocade has faint stains & soiling, black satin border strips have extensive wear, as well guaze floral embroidered trim tape on pleats.

Garment or its panels would frame well, also its aethetic elements would be good for design work.

Estate condition will need professional cleaning - from NON-smoking environment

Keywords: vintage clothing, textiles, trims, sewing, crafts, lamp shade, purse, pillow, handbag, hat, dress, & gown embellishment - fashion design - decorator - decorating

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